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Part IV Institutions, Implementation, and Development, 23 The Future Development of Transnational Criminal Law

From: An Introduction to Transnational Criminal Law (2nd Edition)

Neil Boister

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 19 June 2024

Human rights — International co-operation — International crimes — Relationship between international and domestic law — Recognition and enforcement — Statehood, jurisdiction of states, organs of states

The development of transnational criminal law has not resulted in the complete harmonization of the domestic criminal laws of participating states. But domestic criminal laws and procedures (especially those for international cooperation) do look a lot more alike and, perhaps more importantly, they are able to work together without as much friction as they did a century ago. This chapter speculates on the track that future development of transnational criminal law is likely to take. It discusses development thus far and then shifts the discussion to a movement away from a state centred crime control model to a more principled model or transnational criminal justice, setting out some possible principles.

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